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Language Tutors

Looking for a language tutor? There are several options for students enrolled in U-M language classes. Language tutors may provide assistance in understanding and explaining grammatical and cultural concepts, vocabulary and conversation practice. Tutors will not correct homework or proofread/edit papers assigned as classwork. The tutoring listed below is available at no cost to students.

Tutoring is offered by LRC Peer Tutor Program. These tutors have been identified to have a high level of proficiency in the target language by their respective language program, and are available for students who are currently enrolled in a U-M language class.

Various student language clubs also offer tutoring at no cost to UM students. These volunteers are passionate and accomplished language students who volunteer their time to aid their peers to be successful in the chosen language. Many student language clubs also offer conversation times outside of tutoring hours, for more information contact the club directly. The RC offers lunchtime language tables, other dorms and programs may also offer conversation hours. Check with your department for more information. 

Fall 2022 Language Tutoring

Arabic - LRC peer tutor

Wednesdays 4:30 to 5:30 pm Location: LRC Alcove D 1500 North Quad
Thursdays 4:30 to 5:30 pm Location: LRC Alcove D 1500 North Quad


French - French tutoring is provided by Le Comité Francophone (LCF).

Wednesdays 5:00pm - 6:00 pm Location: LRC 1500 North Quad
Fridays 11:00am - 12:00noon Location: LRC 1500 North Quad


German - German tutoring is provided by the German Peer Mentors. F22 tutor is a native speaker of German. Stop in for conversation practice, or help with grammar.

Thursdays 4:00pm - 5:00pm in LRC Alcove B, 1500 North Quad


Hebrew - LRC peer tutor
Mondays 1:00pm - 2:00pm Location:  Zoom
Tuesdays 1:00pm - 2:00pm Location: 4076 South Thayer Building
Thursdays 3:00pm - 4:00pm Location: 4076 South Thayer Building


Italian - Italian tutoring is provided by Italian Student Association (or ITSA). These sessions are office hour style where you can drop in to get help learning Italian. Fall schedule and locations here


Japanese - LRC peer tutor

Tuesdays: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Zoom 
Friday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Location: LRC 1500 North Quad


Spanish - Tutoring is available from the Spanish Language Club, and LRC Peer Tutor program

LRC peer tutor
Wednesdays from 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: LRC Conference Room, 1500 North Quad and 

Spanish Language Club tutors
Mondays 3:00pm-4:00 pm Zoom link
Tuesdays 3:00pm-4:00 pm Location: Michigan League basement
Wednesdays 3:30pm-4:30 pm Location: Zoom
Thursdays 4:30-5:30 pm Location: Michigan League basement


Private Tutors

This site allows U-M students and members of the surrounding Ann Arbor community to register as, and search for, a language tutor or a conversation partner. Tutors will list the fees for their services, costs will vary depending on experience. Some language departments also have a list on their website of tutors available that are affiliated with their specific language programs.  


Please Note: Neither the Language Resource Center nor the University of Michigan endorses ANY participant in and/or from this site. Please use discretion before agreeing to or paying for any tutoring service. YOU are solely responsible for ALL relevant exchanges with any service you choose to use. Please see the Disclaimers section for more information.

Caveat emptor
Tutors, please be aware of internet safety. We recommend only accepting work in the local community where there is less of a chance for fraud. We have had reports of tutors being solicited to work with students outside of the US, which seem to involve scams. For more information on possible internet scams, visit the IC3 website. Additionally, please be conscious about giving out personal telephone numbers or addresses; we also strongly suggest meeting tutors/tutees in a public place.